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Ben Shahn

Ben ShahnAKA Benjamin Shahn

Born: 12-Sep-1898
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 14-Mar-1969
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Roosevelt Cemetery, Roosevelt, NJ

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American Social Realist painter

Father: Joshua Hessel Shahn
Mother: Gittel Lieberman
Wife: Tillie Goldstein (m. 1922, d.,one daughter, one son, div.)
Daughter: Judith
Son: Ezra
Wife: Bernarda Bryson (m. 1935, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Susanna
Son: Jonathan
Daughter: Abigail

    University: City College of New York (1922)
    University: National Academy of Design (1922)
    University: New York University (1919-20)

Is the subject of books:
Ben Shahn, 1993, BY: Frances K. Pohl
Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn, 1998, BY: Susan Cherlowe et al.
Ben Shahn: An Artist's Life, 1998, BY: Howard Greenfeld

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